2 miles
Distance
45 ft
Climb
-547 ft
Descent
00:09:16
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Big Canyon Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Big Canyon Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Telegraph Trail System
    Durango, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #19058 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Big canyon is best ridden downhill primary. Most traffic coming down is going fast, and best to avoid conflict.

More Stats for Big Canyon bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -502 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,497 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,999 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,999 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,497 ft
  • Grade
    -4.993%
  • Grade max
    -20.16%
  • Grade min
    12.949%
  • Distance climb
    981 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    588 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:42
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Status:
on Jun 2, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to big-canyon trailhead (37.246240, -107.836840)
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      Big Canyon Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 2, 2019 @ 12:04pm
      Jun 2, 2019
      Sep 28, 2017 @ 6:01pm
      Sep 28, 2017
      Aug 9, 2016 @ 8:23am
      Aug 9, 2016
      Some mud spots but mostly dry. BE careful as some of the washes you cross have eroded alot over the last week and are sketcy.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 198 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 652 rides
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      Photos

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      Routes with this trail

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